Learn about Auckland's 170 threatened plants, including 70 which are regarded as of national conservation concern.
Dactylanthus is New Zealand's only indigenous fully parasitic flowering plant.
Harakeke/flax is really a lily that is one of New Zealand's oldest plant species.
The kowhai ngutukaka/kakabeak is found only in New Zealand. The shrub features clusters of stunning red flowers each spring.
Lancewood, or horoeka, is a unique, small tree with lance-like foliage that changes dramatically as the tree matures.
Find out about New Zealand's nine native mistletoes.
Rata trees, along with the pohutukawa, are one of the best known native trees in New Zealand. The rata and pohutukawa belong in the myrtle family of trees.
Conservation - all regions
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